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a known testing site. now, of course, the backlash as leaders including president obama condemn the move. this video shows north koreans applauding in the streets. in a nation where millions are starving, according to south korean estimates, north korea has spent more than three billion dollars on its nuclear program. enough to feed the country for three years. we'll have more from the state departmental but first to jonathan hunt live at the united nations in manhattan. a rare show of unity of the united nations. >> members gathered that it became apparent that the nuclear test had, indeed, taken place. u.s. ambassador susan rice described it as a threat to regional and international peace and stability and joined the other members in, quote, strongly condemning north korea's action. ambassador rice said that there will be consequences. listen.... >> when the council responded to the last provocation in violation of its obligation we said and the council said that was clearly committed in resolution 20787 to take, and i quoted, significant action in the event of any further launch using
obama and agency head more flexibility to keep money going to top priority issues and taking money away from lesser programs, but top democrats didn't like the plan because they didn't like keeping all of the spending reductions. >> we're open to any reasonable approach. yes. but remember, we cannot solve the problems of this country with cuts, cuts, cuts. we've cut $2.6 trillion. we need to do more. but we're going to do it with -- in balanced approach. we cannot continue to hurt the middle class and the poor. >> so the republican plan failed first. then the democrats had their own plan. it would have included new tax revenue, which republicans didn't like. this plan really took a beating when the congressional budget office, nonpartisan last night, said it would actually contribute $7.2 billion to the deficit. bottom line, the senate republican leader says it just didn't work. >> not only would their legislation fail to fix the spending problem facing our country, it would actually add billions more to the deficit. in other words, it isn't a plan at all. it's a gimmick. top democrats
. what are we hearing from the white house? >> president obama called john baner and mitch mcconnell about the upcoming cuts. today. no details are being released. right now on capitol hill house democrats are holding a hearing, looking at the impact of the scheduled cuts. >> eight days from now, a tremor will hit the american economy that is both unwelcome and unnecessary. it is an across-the-board cut in spending that some estimate will cost us 750,000 american jobs. >> congressman andrews said that often catastrophes are unavoidable. this one, he said, is completely avoidable. >> shepard: of course it is. it is this bunch of people in washington on the both sides of the aisle who say, if we don't get something done by this date, sequester kicks in. you now hey they decide to stop sequester? decide it doesn't have to kick in. >> leading republicans say they're open to a compromise on spending but saying no more new taxes. the president obama called for a balanced approach and the outcome was tax increases, cantor says, quote, president obama says unless he gets a second tax
, is simply unacceptable and we've stated they will not obtain a nuclear weapon. president obama has been crystal clear about this. are. >> reporter: another highlight of the trip, tomorrow in whensecretary kerry has his first face-to-face with the russianing leader. >>> another big and dangerous storm for the middle of our country. yet another storm. in some spots, the snow is falling faster than people can shovel. we'll check in with the fox extreme weather center next. >>> plus, jodi arias is trying to explain to protectors why she shot her boyfriend and maybe why she can't remember she stabbed him 27 times and slit his throat. the latest from the cross-examination, which is turning out to be fascinating. that's coming right up. ♪ [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. sowhy let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest p
room because republicans have walked away from them in the past. president obama wanted to show them the faces of some of the people that will be hurt if there's no deficit reduction agreement as well as to argue the spending cuts would have a very bad impact. >> these cuts are not smart. they are not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. this is not an abstraction. people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> reporter: mr. obama wants a combination of tax revenue and spending cuts, but republicans say any new tax revenue should be used to lower overall rates for everyone, shepherd. >> the simpson-bowles commission with a new plan. what's the reaction to that. >> reporter: the white house loves that the plan calls for new tax revenue, but officials not showing much enthusiasm for the much deeper cuts in health care spending that the president wants. former white house chief of staffer bowles and simpson, a republican from wisconsin, say -- wisconsin wisconsin were close to a deal. th
of the deficit. they accuse mr. obama of being more focused on warning about the impact of the sequester than negotiating to avoid it. today outgoing transportation secretary ray la hood warned airport security lines will stretch out, flies will be cancelled, some airport towers will be closed if the faa has to keep up the current level of safety. la hood, who is a republican, called out his own party members to take a page from lincoln. >> this requires republicans stepping forward with ideas how to keep essential services of government run. this is not rocket science. this is people coming together, the way that other congresses have done, to solve big issues. reporter: house republicans say they appealed the sequester replacement in may. the white house hopes the senate will pass the bill next week, but it's up likely the house will go long given the president's demand that tax rev few be part of the been fixing the deficit. many say, quote, obama has time for everyone and everything except those that count in order to avert the sequester. the president is going to new port new york virgin
other point. she is tied to barack obama. it's very hard for a party to win the presidency three times in a row. when they win it the third time, it's usually almost a reelection of the previous president like with george h.w. bush. he was elected to ronald reagan's third term. if three years from now people aren't happy with barack obama, his management of the country, then no matter how popular she is, she's going to have a tough time. >> shepard: what you got cookin' for sunday, chris? >> guns. the gun debate. the dramatic hearing this week when gabi giffords came out, the congresswoman who had been shot and was so badly damaged, obviously. her husband, captain mark kelly, a former astronaut, and one of the new leaders in the fight for gun control. he's going to be on as is the head of the national rifle association, wayne la pierre, exclusive interviews with both. i know this is a fool's errand, but i'm going to try to talk about is there some common ground we can find here. i know you report it every day, you know, this one act of violence after another, someone going into a schoo
, may 7th, just before the evening newscast, john brennan, president obama's to white house adviser on counter terrorism. had a conference for advisers who had become frequent commentators on tv news shows. is that an accurate statement? >> who was involved in that conversation? in that interview. >> i believe that the people who were on that phone included one of my predecessors, townsend, roner crecy, prichard clark, i think these are individuals who served in the government, and are counter terrorism professionals. >> any others you can think of? >> i do not remember the others. >> do you have notes from that conversation? >> there are notes, yes, that people took that have. ment?ve those been turned over >> the justice department, as i said, i volunteerly and eagerly engaged -- >> that wasn't the question. >> everything that was available on that has been turned over to the department of justice, absolutely, senator. >> did you turn those notes over? >> my office turned everything that was available on that, yes. >> who took those notes? >> senator, i was not taking notes at th
house also released a statement in president obama's name in which the president said in part, quote, michelle and i warmly remember our meeting with the holy father in 2009, and i have appreciated our work together over these last four years. the church plays a critical role in the united states and the world, and i wish the best to those who will soon gary to choose his holies in, pope benedict xvi's successor. the british prime minister pope of his donary's affection for the pope. and the french president called the decision courageous, and appears that is a growing view among many in the catholic world, that while this is now a time of some trepidation as they award a successor being appointed. this was in the end a very personal decision by pope benedict xvi and in the eyes of many, absolutely the right one. greg? >> jonathan hunt, thanks very much. we showed you a comment by thary. -- shop of washington, dc. he will be a guest this evening on special report, 6:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> the big question for a billion catholics today, who will be the next pope? we're going to tak
the obama policeman would be dead on arrival if propoised. >> let's make sure the group up there, the gang of eight, makes a good progress on these evidents as much as they say they want to. >> rubio says the president never met -- met with him on immigration reform. the staff is working for member office both parties. >> shepard: 196 miles an hour. is that enough to silence danicka's critics? she has just made history in daytona beach. her huge win. that's next. oh this is lame, investors could lose tens of thousands of dollars on their 401(k) to hidden fees. is that what you're looking for, like a hidden fee in your giant mom bag? maybe i have them... oh that's right i don't because i rolled my account over to e-trade where... woah. okay... they don't have hidden fees... hey fern. the junkrawer? why would they... is that my gerbil? you said he moved to a tiny farm. that's it, i'm running away. no, no you can't come! [ male announcer ] e-trade. less for us. more for you. >> shepard: 22 minute pass the hour. racing star danicka patrick scored the top spot in the doonts 500. a first for any
. the syrian obama toi observatorn intensive day of fighting. the yo un estimates the war hasd to the death of more than 60,000 men, women, and children. the u.s. state department is reporting that nearly 800,000 syrian citizens are fleeing to neighboring countries. just in to fox newschannel, the iranian foreign minister believes the syrian government is now willing to negotiate with the syrian rebels. we have no way to know whether that's true. please consider the source. it's according to the egyptian state news agency. we've heard a long list of broken promises before from syria. if this is true, it would be a major development. no breath holding, though. greg palkot with the news live along the turnish border with syria. hello, greg. >> reporter: hey, shep, a lot of reports, a lot of action. we spent time today with a top rebel commander and got some insight into it all. he was a colonel in the syrian military before he defected. we caught up with him in a town along the turkey-syria border which is a hub of rebel activity. now, he admits that there are islamist extremists, foreign fig
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